Grow America Builders Announces the Completion of a Cannabis Dispensary in El Dorado, Ark.

The dispensary is the southernmost one in the state.


El Dorado, Arkansas— October 19, 2020 — PRESS RELEASE — Grow America Builders has announced the completion of a cannabis dispensary in El Dorado, Ark.The 4,500-square-foot dispensary, built amid the challenges presented by Covid-19 and hurricane Laura, has passed its final inspection and is expected to open soon.

The project presented some unique challenges. said David Fettner, managing partner at Grow America Builders, LLC. “A week after we broke ground, Covid-19 entered the equation. Then, just as we were hitting our stride, navigating through the pandemic, Hurricane Laura made landfall and created a new set of challenges. But we got through it all and we and the client are proud of how the dispensary turned out. Now comes the important part; helping patients and the local community access medical cannabis in a legal and responsible way.”

Community Impact

This Zen Leaf cannabis dispensary located in Union County, Ark. is owned by Noah’s Ark LLC and will be the third dispensary to open in Arkansas’ Zone 8, which encompasses  Union, Pike, Howard, Server, Clark, Little River, Miller, Lafayette, Columbia, Calhoun, Ouachita, Dallas, Nevada and Hempstead Counties. The dispensary built by Grow America Builders will provide medical marijuana access to El Dorado and the surrounding areas. Those in need of a medical marijuana dispensary have had to travel roughly eighty miles to the nearest dispensary. Arkansas law provides for 20 licenses per zone, so watch for further development.

Arkansas approves the use of medical marijuana in the treatment of; Alzheimer’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Cancer, Crohn’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, Glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C,  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Tourette’s Syndrome, Severe Arthritis and Ulcerative Colitis.